farm-to-table http://wamc.org en Berkshire Restaurant Receives International Recognition http://wamc.org/post/berkshire-restaurant-receives-international-recognition <p>A Western Massachusetts restaurant is receiving some international recognition for its devotion to local products.</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 21:09:20 +0000 Jim Levulis 71747 at http://wamc.org Berkshire Restaurant Receives International Recognition Hudson Valley Investor Helps Local Restaurateur http://wamc.org/post/hudson-valley-investor-helps-local-restaurateur <p>New funding will allow a restaurant group in New York to expand its healthy, locally sourced foods to a wider audience. A local investment fund based in Ulster County is issuing a loan to the local group in Dutchess County to make it possible.</p><p>Laura Pensiero owns Gigi Hudson Valley, a farm-to-table restaurant group which consists of Gigi Trattoria in Rhinebeck, Gigi Market &amp; Café in Red Hook, and a catering business.</p><p>She says the market exists to expand the catering aspect of her business, but, until now, the capital did not.</p> Tue, 16 Jul 2013 21:45:06 +0000 Allison Dunne 69359 at http://wamc.org Hudson Valley Investor Helps Local Restaurateur